Mersa Matruh Tourism, Egypt
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Mersa Matruh (Arabic: مرسى مطروح, IPA: [ˈmæɾsæ mɑtˤˈɾuːħ]) is a seaport in Egypt, the capital of the Matrouh Governorate. It is 240 km (150 mi) west of Alexandria and 222 km from Sallum, on the main highway from the Nile Delta to the Libyan border. Another highway leads south from the town, toward the Western Desert and the oases of Siwa and Bahariya. During Ancient Egyptian times and during the reign of Alexander The Great, the city was known as Amunia. In Ptolemaic and Byzantine times it was known as Paraitonion (Παραιτόνιον), while in Roman times it was called Paraetonium. Marsa Matruh is a major tourist resort and serves as a getaway resort for Europeans as well as Cairenes. It is served by Marsa Matruh Airport. The city features soft white sand beaches and calm transparent waters; the bay is protected from the high seas by a series of rocks forming a natural breakwater, with a small opening to allow access for light vessels.Wikipedia
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Facts and Stats for Mersa Matruh*
Pollution Statistics in Mersa Matruh
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Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
Living in Mersa Matruh - Quality of Life
Pollution Index 31.9 (Low)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Mersa Matruh
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mersa Matruh
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
International Movie per seat 2.79 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 37.52 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 111.31 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.25 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.
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